Inpatient Coder - onsite in Washington, DC
Altegra Health 134 reviews - Washington, DC
Full-time, Contract

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Altegra Health is hiring a Full Time Inpatient Coder (University Hospital experience a plus!) to work onsite in Washington, DC.

Our Inpatient Medical Coding position will provide you with the opportunity to utilize and enhance current coding skills. This is a full time, contract assignment. The project starts on 1/21/2013 and will last an estimated six months to one year. Local candidates and/or travel package available for right candidate.

The ideal Facil ity Inpatient Medical Coder candidate will be able to code all types of inpatient charts. You must hold an AHIMA certification and have a minimum of three years medical coding experience in a hospital setting. You will be required to maintain accuracy and productivity, be detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently, as well as be able to adapt well to change. Experience working as a level 2 or above coder for a University hospital preferred.

Altegra Health offers the following benefits:
  • Rewarding placements
  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Consistent workload
  • Referral bonuses
Facility coders must have either a certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with three (3) plus years experience.

Demonstrated ability to understand the clinical content of a health record, including the most complicated records. Must also be able to communicate with physicians in order to clarify diagnoses/procedures and sequencing of diagnoses. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and utilize auditing skills related to coding quality and compliance

Altegra Health is committed to building a highly diverse, best-in-class workforce at all levels of the organization. We strive to attract and retain exceptional individuals regardless of their sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or other characteristic unrelated to the skills and abilities required for job performance.

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